Jeremy Irons, who played Charles Ryder in the 1981 Granada TV adaptation of Brideshead Revisited, will be honored next month by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). He will take part in a secial event entitled A Life in Pictures: Jeremy Irons. This will include a retrospective review of his acting career. According to The [Glasgow] Herald:
Oscar-winner Jeremy will follow in the footsteps of stars including Kenneth Branagh, Cate Blanchett, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Sam Mendes, Helen Mirren, Alan Rickman, Vanessa Redgrave, Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep and Kate Winslet, who have all taken part in the A Life In Pictures series. The 67-year-old actor, who has twice been nominated for a Bafta, has an extensive career across TV, film and stage. The evening, held in partnership with Audi, will take place on Friday September 9 at Bafta headquarters in London’s Piccadilly.
Seats are bookable starting tomorrow. A photo from the TV series accompanies the Herald’s story in the online edition. Video excerpts from the event will likely be posted on BAFTA’s website after 9 September.